Structural Engineering / Bridge Engineering Apprentice Technician Level 4 BURO HAPPOLD ENGINEERS LIMITED

You could help make a real difference on some of the most exciting and complex engineering challenges in the future. We are recruiting for a Structural Technician Apprentice and a Bridge Engineering Technician Apprentice to join our friendly and innovative London Structures team and our London Bridges Team.

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Closing date: 19 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £27,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000239728

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As an apprentice technician within our Structures team your role will evolve to be able to develop engineering calculations and sketches into 3D building information models using tools such as Autodesk Revit. You will also setup, manage and coordinate your models/drawings with other engineering disciplines and will work closely with the design and client teams.  As part of Buro Happold's Structures team you will develop your engineering and digital knowledge and skills, specifically; 

·       virtualisation and simulation of building assets 

·       digital measurement of building assets

·       communication of complex engineering principles to stakeholders digitally using tools such as Revit, Navisworks and BIM360

·       adherence to industry standards and regulations for digital information  

 

As an apprentice technician within our Bridges team, your role will evolve to be able to develop engineering calculations and sketches into 2D Drawings and 3D Models using tools such as Autodesk AutoCAD, Revit and Civil 3D. You will be responsible to set up, manage and coordinate your models and drawings with other engineering disciplines. You will also work closely with the design and client teams, to enhance collaboration and to develop innovative design solutions. As part of Buro Happold's Bridges team, you will develop your engineering and digital knowledge and skills, specifically:

·       2D/3D visualisation and simulation of bridges projects;

·       communication of complex engineering principles to stakeholders digitally using tools such as AutoCAD, Revit and Civil 3D

·       adherence to industry standards and regulations for engineering design and digital information

Within both team you would be expected to:

·       Develop your civil engineering knowledge, learning from university, colleagues and in house training

·       Prepare technical drawings and schedules, BIM models and innovative design solutions

Develop your use of Building Information Modelling (BIM) software to design engineering services on projects learning from colleagues and in house training

The training you will be getting

Apprenticeship in HNC in Civil Engineering which includes the completion of a HNC and the achievement of an EngTech via ICE. Approved by the Engineering Council as meeting the learning outcomes specified for Engineering Technician (EngTech) at level 4.

You will attend University on a day release basis, working 4 days per week (term time only).

You will undertake learning within the workplace to demonstrate the achievement of the KSB's to successfully complete the End Point Assessment (EPA).

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We are keen to support activity towards professional registration status to achieve the highest level of membership and registration the individual academic background allows.

 

Opportunity to progress through the business to senior levels based on performance and skills. Our management team include qualified professional engineers who learnt, developed and became qualified through the apprenticeship route.

 

Many engineers who decide to progress through the apprenticeship route find that working during the day on projects whilst attending part time study provides an invaluable experience and enables a work focused programme of learning delivering increased technical skills and behaviours that are invaluable for their career.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Customer care skills, Analytical skills, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 9-4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade EEE) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Civil Engineering (Grade MPP) Essential

About the employer

You could help make a real difference on some of the most exciting and complex engineering challenges in the future. Buro Happold is best known for delivering some of the most iconic and inspiring projects worldwide. We are an international, integrated engineering consultancy operating in 21 locations worldwide. For over 40 years we’ve been building our reputation for delivering creative, value led building and city solutions for an ever changing world.

Employer

BURO HAPPOLD ENGINEERS LIMITED

Address

– Level 5-8, The Featherstone Building, 66 City Road, London

EC1Y 2AL

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Training

Training provider

LONDON SOUTH BANK UNIVERSITY

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Civil engineering senior technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


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